About 30 years ago, the mother of a third-grade boy brought a writing project to his class. She had found a book that listed addresses (mostly of agents) of famous people, and helped the kids choose different stars and write letters to them. They began their letters by introducing themselves and explaining that the class […]

What are you missing if you don’t ever visit Northern California? San Francisco, for starters. One of the most popular cities in the world, the City by the Bay is home to historic cable cars still in action; fascinating architecture, including the famous, colorful Painted Ladies; Pier 39, with frolicking seals; The Presidio, a former Spanish, […]

Being the owner of a small business is tough. It’s challenging. It can be grueling. It also can be exciting, invigorating and chaotic. And if you combine the mind and soul of an entrepreneur with the practical sense to run a small business, you may just find success beyond your dreams.

Most every entrepreneur and small business owner has had to deal with negative vibes, from the skeptical looks to “You can’t be serious” and “It’ll never work.” Or sometimes it’s couched as a question: “Have you thought this through?” or “What are you going to do for income in the meantime?”

If you can afford it, a private, luxury tour of Yosemite is the best way to get the most out of your visit to the famous national park. The beloved wilderness area is so popular, in fact, that in 2019, before Covid-19 hit, more than 4.5 million people visited Yosemite. That figure dipped to 2.3 […]

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What’s the best way to explore the vibrant, historic city of San Francisco? You could rent a car and meander around, stopping at places that interest you, a viable option if you have days or weeks to explore and have enough knowledge to stay away from dangerous areas. Or you could sign up for a […]

Do you know how to enjoy yourself? What’s your idea of having fun? Is it playing a game, attending a concert, building a model car, shopping, counting your money? In most of the centuries before us, people were so busy trying to survive, they had very little time to have fun. It was all about […]

You remember that Yosemite is a famous national park, but how much do you really know about it? Did you know that the park has an annual operating budget of around $30 millions and includes a staff of more than 700 National Park Service Employees in the summer and more than 450 in the winter? […]

It started with news reports of a virus in Wuhan, China, that was causing great concern around the world. As days passed, the danger got closer and closer to home. It almost felt like it was creeping up on us. Before we knew it, the virus, eventually labeled COVID-19, was spreading to country after country […]

Safety For Our Guests Is Number One The world has been turned upside down in recent months because of Covid-19. Businesses are closed, sports are on hiatus and nobody is traveling leisurely. Anywhere. Little did we know at the beginning of 2020 that we’d be changing our lives so drastically in such a short amount […]